Russia war on Ukraine

Fertiliser subsidy may exceed RE by Rs 10K crore; Fiscal deficit to remain close to 6.9% in FY22

The Revised Estimates (RE) had pegged the fertiliser subsidy at over Rs 1.40 lakh crore in current fiscal year, while the Budget Estimate for next fiscal year is estimated at over Rs 1.05 lakh crore.

published on : 13th March 2022

Sanctions against Russia could cause International Space Station to crash: Roscosmos

Roscosmos said that the sanctions could disrupt the operation of Russian vessels servicing the ISS which could cause the structure to fall.

published on : 12th March 2022

Covid to crisis: well-oiled conspiracy theorists push Ukraine disinfo

Some of the conspiracies say Ukraine would be the "rear base of an international paedophile network", or would host "secret US laboratories" preparing a new coronavirus for a "new world order".

published on : 12th March 2022

Russia pounds Kyiv, a city that has tormented history with sieges and revolutions

Ukraine's capital Kyiv has endured a century of sieges, terrible attacks and revolutions. We look at the tormented history

published on : 12th March 2022

Russia squeezes Kyiv as 'unimaginable' tragedy looms in Ukraine

Survivors have been trying to flee Russian bombardment in a freezing city left without water or heating, and running out of food.

published on : 12th March 2022

In Greece, Russia sympathies die hard despite Ukraine war

For many Greeks, after centuries of existential, religious and cultural ties with Russia, the choice is not as evident.

published on : 12th March 2022

US reverses course, allows Ukrainian family to seek asylum

The family had been denied the chance to seek asylum after being turned back because of a Trump-era order, known as Title 42, that was put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

published on : 12th March 2022

Russian warplanes, artillery widen attack, hit industry hub

Satellite images showed muzzle flashes and smoke from the big guns, as well as impact craters and burning homes in the town of Moschun, outside Kyiv.

published on : 12th March 2022

Clouds over Merkel's legacy as Russian invasion lays flaws bare

Merkel's push for diplomacy and bids to bind regimes to treaties and business contracts now look like "an error", conservative daily Die Welt, long critical of Merkel, charged.

published on : 12th March 2022

Future at stake, students worried

While the students are taking online classes, they are not sure until when they will be able to continue with these classes.

published on : 12th March 2022

Russian strikes hit western Ukraine far from main offensive

New satellite photos, meanwhile, appeared to show a massive convoy outside the Ukrainian capital had fanned out into towns and forests near Kyiv with artillery pieces raised for firing.

published on : 11th March 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promises more jobs to support recovery

Job losses spiked after economic growth slid to 4% over a year earlier in the final quarter of 2021, down from the full year's 8.1% expansion.

published on : 11th March 2022

Ukrainian embassy draws US citizens seeking to fight in war

U.S. volunteers represent just a small subset of foreigners seeking to fight for Ukraine, who in turn comprise just a tiny fraction of the international assistance that has flowed into the country.

published on : 11th March 2022

US misjudged Ukraine's will to fight Russia, officials admit

Two weeks into its invasion, Russia has failed to win control of Ukraine's airspace or subdue the capital of Kyiv or other major cities.

published on : 11th March 2022

Russians keep pressure on Mariupol; massive convoy breaks up

International condemnation escalated over an airstrike in Mariupol a day earlier that killed three people at a maternity hospital.

published on : 11th March 2022

Premier Li offers China's help for ''grave'' Ukraine situation

Beijing this week said it was sending humanitarian aid including food and daily necessities worth $791,000 to Ukraine while continuing to oppose sanctions against Russia over its invasion.

published on : 11th March 2022

US Congress passes budget including $14 billion for Ukraine

With the deadline fast approaching, senators in the legislative body's upper chamber followed their House of Representatives colleagues, who green-lit the $1.5-trillion package on March 9.

published on : 11th March 2022

Petrol, diesel prices may not be hiked with room to cut excise duty 

The price of crude oil in the international market has been on a boil ever since Russia started military operations in Ukraine.

published on : 11th March 2022

Philippines ready to back US if it gets embroiled in war

The Philippines has condemned the invasion and voted yes on a U.N. General Assembly resolution that demanded an immediate halt to Moscow’s attack and the withdrawal of all Russian troops from Ukraine.

published on : 10th March 2022

Airstrike hits Ukraine maternity hospital, 17 reported hurt

The World Health Organization said it has confirmed 18 attacks on health facilities and ambulances since the fighting began, killing 10 people. It was not clear if that number included this assault.

published on : 10th March 2022
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